COVID-19 resources

Amber-AlertUpdate Mon., 7/14/14 5:00 a.m.

Three people are charged in the abduction of a Pittsylvania County teen, after authorities issued an AMBER Alert Saturday night. The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office says Dustin Wade Shaver, 15, had not been seen since last Monday, July 7th. At the same time, a green Jeep was seen. It’s believed to have been driven by the teen’s biological mother, Denise Michelle Shaver. Authorities located the teen, his mother, Kayla Michelle Hoy and Kevin Scott Parrish in Benson, N.C. Dustin Shaver was safely recovered. The three suspects are charged and awaiting extradition.


Update Sun., 7/13/14 8:20 a.m.

Virginia State Police say the AMBER Alert has been canceled for Dustin Wade Shaver. Authorities found the 15-year-old in North Carolina and safely recovered him.


Original Sat., 7/12/14 9:20 p.m.

The Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse have issued an AMBER Alert for a child abduction on behalf of the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office in Hurt on 07/12/2014 at 10:30 a.m. Call (434) 432-7803 or 911 if seen: 1995 Green Jeep with Virginia license tag # VAC 5770.

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Dustin Wade Shaver, a white 15-year-old male, 5’5” tall, weighing 130 pounds, with blue eyes and straight brown hair. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue/brown short, black/blue Adidas tennis shoes.

The child is believed to be in extreme danger and was last seen at 320 Pannell Drive, Hurt, VA. The child is likely abducted by Denise Michelle Shaver, a white, female, 39-years-old, 5’7” tall, weighing 223 pounds, with blue eyes and straight brown hair. Her clothing is unknown. Suspect #2 is believed to be Kevin Scott Parrish, white, male, 24-years-old, 5’10” tall, weighing 180 pounds, with hazel eyes and blonde hair. His clothing is unknown.

Please contact the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office at (434) 432-7803 or the Virginia State Police at 1-800-822-4453 (1-800-VACHILD). You may find complete information at